Deprivation Statistics Comparison for St Olaves, West Suffolk

English Indices of Deprivation statistical comparisons for Lower-Super Output Areas in St Olaves, West Suffolk, Suffolk

We have used the 4 English index of deprivation statistics Lower-Super Output Areas (LSOAs) in St Olaves, to provide you with an at-a-glace overview of deprivation in this area of West Suffolk. We have combined these statitics into an English ward level, as most people are familiar with this geospacial area in their town or city. Here are those 4 marked on a map:

Each area has its own decile score. This is where each LSOA in England is ranked according to the level of deprivation and split into 10 equal groups. A decile score of 1 means the area is in the top 10% of deprived areas, 2 is equal to the top 20% and so forth. To simply these scores and apply them to a ward, we have created the iLiveHere rating. This takes the average decile score of all the LSOAs in a ward and converts that into a rating out of 10, where 1 is the best and 10 is the worst. We have then used to traffic light colour system as an at-a-glance reference. As you scroll down this page, the more red ratings you see, the more deprived St Olaves is. Indices of Deprivation statistics and are broken down into domains of deprivation or more simply, categories. These category scores are combined using a percentage weighting to give a an LSOA its final indices of deprivation score, decile and rank:

  • Income Deprivation (22.5%)
  • Employment Deprivation (22.5%)
  • Education, Skills and Training Deprivation (13.5%)
  • Health Deprivation and Disability (13.5%)
  • Crime (9.3%)
  • Barriers to Housing and Services (9.3%)
  • Living Environment Deprivation (9.3%)
Below we have split the Living Environment Deprivation category into its sub-categories. We think having individual iLiveHere ratings for Inside Environment and Outside Environment provides a better insight to the housing quality and outside space in St Olaves. However, the Living Environment Deprivation decile is used for the overall ward iLiveHere rating.

Overall Deprivation in St Olaves

iLivehere Rating 6/10
Taking into consideration all the English Indices of Deprivation (2019) domains, this is our overall iLiveHere rating for St Olaves. It is certainly something you should take into account if you are thinking of moving to this area of West Suffolk.
LSOA Name IMD Score IMD Rank (England) IMD Decile
St Edmundsbury 003C 33.271 6558/32,844 2
St Edmundsbury 003D 22.43 12435/32,844 4
St Edmundsbury 003E 18.946 15281/32,844 5
St Edmundsbury 004A 12.762 21314/32,844 7

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Income Deprivation in St Olaves

iLivehere Rating 6/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what proportion of the population are experiencing deprivation relating to low income in St Olaves. The definition of low income the government uses to compile these statistics includes those who are out-of-work (for any reason, not just unemployment) and those that are in work but satisfy the IMD means tests. In the real world, this means they may qualify for means tested benefits such as Universal Credit or legacy benefits such as Working Tax Credits. You should not to assume that this rating is an indicator of overall poverty in this ward.
LSOA Name Income Score Income Rank (England) Income Decile
St Edmundsbury 003C 0.179 8115/32,844 3
St Edmundsbury 003D 0.126 12954/32,844 4
St Edmundsbury 003E 0.114 14412/32,844 5
St Edmundsbury 004A 0.058 24339/32,844 8

Employment Deprivation in St Olaves

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is an iundicator of the proportion of working-age residents in St Olaves who are excluded from the jobs market. These are people who are involuntarily deprived of work. The IMD domains include people who are unemployment, those who are sick or disabled, and carers. Since the government no longer publishes percentage figures for unemployment after the introduction of Universal Credit, his is now the only reliable indictor of joblessness in this ward. The higher the iLiveHere rating, the harder it could be to get work.
LSOA Name Employment Score Employment Rank (England) Employment Decile
St Edmundsbury 003C 0.149 6639/32,844 3
St Edmundsbury 003E 0.093 13815/32,844 5
St Edmundsbury 003D 0.079 16477/32,844 6
St Edmundsbury 004A 0.058 22043/32,844 7

Education, Skills and Training Deprivation in St Olaves

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating ia an indicator of the lack of formal qualification and job-based skills in the St Olaves population. The average Education, Skill and Training rank for children (9022/32,844) in St Olaves is more than the adult average rank (8022/32,844). It could be argued that the more educated children leave the area.
LSOA Name Education Score Education Rank (England) Education Decile
St Edmundsbury 003C 58.012 1975/32,844 1
St Edmundsbury 003D 50.208 3207/32,844 1
St Edmundsbury 003E 39.492 5493/32,844 2
St Edmundsbury 004A 8.676 23215/32,844 8

Health Deprivation and Disability in St Olaves

iLivehere Rating 5/10
This iLiveHere rating is indictor of the risk of dying prematurely or having your quality of life impaired through poor physical or mental health in St Olaves. The IMD domain measures morbidity, disability and premature mortality. However, it does not take into consideration but personal behaviour or environmental factors that may be predictive of future health problems. See Outdoor Deprivation for depivation that includes environmental factors such as local pullution levels.
LSOA Name Health Score Health Rank (England) Health Decile
St Edmundsbury 003C 0.685 7019/32,844 3
St Edmundsbury 003E 0.109 14371/32,844 5
St Edmundsbury 003D -0.057 16891/32,844 6
St Edmundsbury 004A -0.409 22226/32,844 7

Crime Deprivation in St Olaves

Above Average
iLivehere Rating 4/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indictor of how likely you are to be a victim of personal and material crime in St Olaves. In policing statistics, this is known as 'street level crime' and includes offences such as robbery, burglary and other personal violent crime.
LSOA Name Crime Score Crime Rank (England) Crime Decile
St Edmundsbury 003C 0.4 10442/32,844 4
St Edmundsbury 003D 0.143 14422/32,844 5
St Edmundsbury 003E -0.266 20557/32,844 7
St Edmundsbury 004A -0.764 26947/32,844 9

There were 91 street level crime incidents in the Policing neighbourhood that covers St Olaves in December 2020

Barriers to Housing and Services in St Olaves

iLivehere Rating 8/10
This iLiveHere rating measures the financial accessibility and physical accessibility to housing and local services in St Olaves. I bad rating in an urban area indicates how unaffordable the housing could be. A bad rating in a rural area is an indicator of the absense of local services.
LSOA Name Barriers Score Barriers Rank (England) Barriers Decile
St Edmundsbury 004A 44.233 1201/32,844 1
St Edmundsbury 003D 30.991 6279/32,844 2
St Edmundsbury 003C 28.244 8229/32,844 3
St Edmundsbury 003E 20.293 16303/32,844 5

Inside Environment Deprivation in St Olaves

iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLivehHere rating is an indicator of the quality of housing in St Olaves. A bad rating in an equally income deprived ward, could be because of poorly maintained rented accomodation. A bad rating in a non income deprived area, could be because the small size of housing in relation to costs.
LSOA Name Inside Score Inside Rank (England) Inside Decile
St Edmundsbury 003D -0.774 27079/32,844 9
St Edmundsbury 003C -0.84 27688/32,844 9
St Edmundsbury 004A -0.978 28884/32,844 9
St Edmundsbury 003E -1.381 31114/32,844 10

Outside Environment Deprivation in St Olaves

iLivehere Rating 1/10
This iLiveHere rating is an indicator of what the outdoors environment is like in St Olaves. The IMD domains measure the air quality and the rate of road traffic accidents in each LSOA.
LSOA Name Outside Score Outside (England) Outside Decile
St Edmundsbury 003E -0.92 28721/32,844 9
St Edmundsbury 003C -0.95 28991/32,844 9
St Edmundsbury 003D -0.958 29060/32,844 9
St Edmundsbury 004A -1.127 30461/32,844 10

Disclaimer: Although every care has been taken to make sure there are no mistakes in the data presented on this page, you should verify these figures with the official data source.

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